All Canada provinces to take refugees

2015-11-24 21:00

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says all 10 of Canada's provincial premiers support bringing 25 000 Syrian refugees in.

Turkish Airlines plane diverted to Canada after bomb threat

2015-11-22 12:01

A Turkish Airlines plane en route from New York to Istanbul has been diverted to Canada because of a bomb threat, police say.

Police: Canada mosque deliberately set on fire

2015-11-16 09:39

Police say a mosque in Peterborough, Ontario was deliberately set ablaze, but they are still looking into the motive and searching for suspects.

Monarch butterfly population may quadruple - Mexico

2015-11-13 10:54

Monarch butterflies wintering in Mexico could nearly quadruple in number this year, thanks to actions taken by the US, Mexico and Canada to protect the migratory species, authorities say.

Canadian fugitive nabbed in SA

2015-11-11 16:42

A 28-year-old Canadian fugitive, who has been on the run for two years, is expected to appear in the Benoni Magistrate’s Court, following his arrest.

Trudeau: Canada ready to settle 25 000 Syrian refugees

2015-11-06 12:24

Canada’s new PM has vowed to make good on campaign promises to resettle 25 000 Syrian refugees by the beginning of next year and bring home fighter jets battling the ISIS in Iraq and Syria.

Glencore raises $900m in future silver output sale

2015-11-04 13:15

Glencore has sold a share of its future silver output in a deal that includes a $900m upfront payment, as the company works to cut its $30bn debt pile by about a third.

Victims of whale-watching accident all Brits

2015-10-26 20:00

London has confirmed that all five the people who died in a whale-watching trip gone wrong near Vancouver Island, off Canada's Pacific coast, were British.

Quebec police accused of raping aboriginal women

2015-10-23 11:05

Fourteen criminal investigations have been launched into alleged rapes of aboriginal women by uniformed Quebec policemen in their patrol cars, including several victims who have since been reported missing.

Canadian miner to launch major copper project in DRC

2015-10-21 09:43

Despite tumbling commodity prices, Canada’s Ivanhoe Mines says copper production at a new giant deposit in the DRC should start in 2018, as it eyes a future deficit in the market and rising global demand.


Canada to announce plan to resettle 25 000 refugees

2015-11-24 10:55

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is set to announce his plan to resettle 25 000 Syrian refugees and he says all 10 of Canada’s provincial premiers support bring that many in.

Canada will be 'strong' partner against ISIS, Trudeau tells Obama

2015-11-19 14:58

Canada’s PM Justin Trudeau has vowed to remain a “strong” partner in the international fight against the ISIS group, while indicating he would make no u-turn on pulling fighter jets out of Iraq and Syria.

Boy turns mother in for drunk driving

2015-11-14 09:17

A young Canadian boy called police to alert them that his mother was driving under the influence.

Montreal dumping sewage into St Lawrence River

2015-11-11 16:58

The City of Montreal has begun dumping eight billion litres of untreated sewage into the St Lawrence River.

Keystone XL pipeline: Why is it so controversial?

2015-11-08 13:12

US President Barack Obama blocked the construction of a controversial Keystone XL oil pipeline between Canada and the United States after years of bitter debate.

Filipino militants demand $60m ransom for 3 foreigners

2015-11-04 13:18

Suspected Abu Sayyaf gunmen have demanded more than $60m for two Canadians and a Norwegian they are holding in the jungles of the southern Philippines.

Trudeau to be sworn in as Canada's new PM

2015-11-04 10:29

Justin Trudeau is set to be sworn in as prime minister – the position long held by his late father – as Canada begins a new era of Liberal leadership after Conservative Stephen Harper’s near-deacde in power.

Canadian whale-watching boat sinks, killing at least 4

2015-10-26 07:10

A Canadian whale-watching tour boat with 27 passengers on board has sunk off the coast of British Columbia, killing at least four people, rescue officials say.

Shirtless, muscle-flexing Canadian PM sets Twitter on fire

2015-10-21 11:52

The muscled, shirtless man stands facing the camera, fists up in a boxer's pose, with a large tattoo of the Earth surrounded by a raven visible on his left shoulder. The photograph caused social media to swoon over Canada's newly minted prime minister, Justin Trudeau.

Obama congratulates Canada's new PM Justin Trudeau

2015-10-21 08:44

President Barack Obama has called Canada's Prime Minister-designate Justin Trudeau to congratulate him on his election victory, the White House says, with both men vowing closer cooperation on trade and climate change.

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